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Clicking noise on cooktop even when all burners ignite

When i turn on specific burners on my Viking Cooktop, the igniter keeps clicking even after the flame is lit. The only 2 burners that don't have the clicking noise are the simmer burner and the front middle burner. I bought a 6 burner stove but can only cook with 2 burners. Each of the other 4 burners when turned on causes the back middle burner to click click click continuously. Service people have been over multiple times. They fix it for one day and then it goes back to clicking again. Please suggest how to make the clicking noise stop. Thanks, sdparikh

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  • roho04 May 16, 2008

    I have very close to the same problem, only all six burners start clicking as soon as the stovetop is plugged in. I've been lighting all my burners manually for the last two months. Any help would be greatly appriciated. thank guys.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2008

    yes,burner igniter still clicking even the flame is in. how do i stop the noise?

  • goygoy May 18, 2008

    yes,burner igniter still clicking even flam is in. how do i stop the noise.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    2 of my electric burners won't ignite,
    could I fix the issue on my own?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    electronic ignitions continuously fire on all burners after turning on, won't stop! New install today, new product

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Burner shuts down after about an hour. I have to keep turning it back on. Really a pain . My Miele is electric



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I have a viking gas cooktop. The ignitor on one of my front burners wouldn't stop clicking even after the flame ignited. I swapped that ignitor with the ignitor from a back burner, expecting that the problem was with the ignitor and that the back burner would start to click incessantly, but at least I'd have my favorite front burner for use. Instead, the front burner was then only clicking 50% of the time and the back burner was fine, suggesting the problem was related to the burner not the ignitor. I pulled the front ignitor a bit away from the burner and now it is working normally. Hope this helps.

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